Category Archives: Politics

Facebook Shitstorm

If you’ve read Scribblegal in the past, you’re probably aware of my political viewpoints. I’m a proud liberal and if I thought there were a hell, it would freeze over before that changed. I’m for raising up the bottom, equalizing … Continue reading

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Life without Google

I slipped off my anti-Google wagon yesterday. It would have been day four of my life without Google if I hadn’t regressed. Like other addictions, Google use becomes a habit before the unsuspecting victim even realizes it. Every morning, and … Continue reading

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Occupy the House of (un) Representatives!

The Republican members of the House have crossed the line between ignoring the poor (and soon to be poor) and downright attacking them. They’ve committed the criminally insane act of withdrawing critical support from the segment of the population most … Continue reading

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Vote, or else!

Back in July I spent some time in my home town, Philadelphia, with David, one of my two brothers. David lives in a house in the middle of a park in South Philly. He works for the city, and helps … Continue reading

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Barack needs me

Who doesn’t like the feeling of being needed? It’s so romantic. Lately, I’m needed by a cast of characters daily. They fill my inbox with their neediness. This morning I received an email from the President himself. He said he … Continue reading

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The party of God

On social issues, God seems to be the vehicle driving the Republican agenda, but the forward motion might be losing steam, according to a Pew Research Center report that finds one in five of us are not affiliated with a … Continue reading

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Chipping away at public education

I’ve seen how public education is being destroyed firsthand, and I can tell you that Bill Gates, Arne Duncan, Congress and presidents past and current are wrong about how to fix it. Instead of attempting to improve the underlying problems, … Continue reading

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Vote with your uterus

If Todd Akin wins the election, my uterus is going to get on a plane, fly to Missouri, and stage a sit-in at his home. Then she’s going to take the campaign nationwide. She’ll galvanize other uteruses all over the … Continue reading

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Writing Life

When I first decided to write a blog, I queried fellow writers on the Internet Writing Workshop and searched online for information as well. One of the toughest decisions I had to make was what to write about. Most advised … Continue reading

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Nuns off the leash

Nuns were a big part of my life for the eight years I attended Catholic school in a neighborhood in Philadelphia called Manayunk. At St. John the Baptist, we were taught by Sister Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary … Continue reading

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